Entry Criteria

JESS admits children who fulfil the academic requirements of the School and who will benefit from the breadth of the opportunities offered.

All children applying to Jumeirah English Speaking School:
a)           are expected to have the necessary social and developmental skills for their age.
b)           must have the cognitive ability and aptitude to be able to access all areas of the curriculum;
c)           must be fluent in English at an age appropriate level so that s/he can access the curriculum;
d)           If English is not the applicant’s first language; or that the applicant is multi- or bi-lingual, please refer to the English as an Additional Language Policy below.

JESS strictly follows the KHDA regulations regarding admission of children. Parents are advised that this can present some difficulties for children entering the English National Curriculum from a different system